Lakeland Dairies, a major dairy processing co-operative, operates within a fifteen county catchment area across the northern half of the island of Ireland. The Group processes about one billion litres of quality milk annually into a range of value added dairy foodservice products and functional dairy food ingredients.
The Foodservice Division, is a sophisticated dairy foodservice operation with automated, modern production technologies. They offer highly appealing, value-added dairy products for use in food preparation and direct use by the clients’ consumers throughout the international foodservice industry.
The Food Ingredients Division extracts the constituents of freshly assembled milk to offer a comprehensive portfolio of highly functional food ingredients with fine, free flowing milk powders, proteins and liquid dairy fats of an exceptionally high quality and consistency.
The Agri-business Division is a producer focused business supporting thousands of farming producers with scientifically based nutritional information and high performance products. This is backed by a top quality customer relations service, fast and efficient deliveries and a network of regionally based retail outlets.
Each business unit is supported by an experienced and professional leadership team from operations, procurement and information technology through to marketing, financial services and human resources. This ensures competitiveness and commitment throughout the Group.
As well as serving the home markets, Lakeland Dairies exports large volumes of dairy produce to the UK, Europe, North and South America, Asia, Africa and other international markets worldwide. The Group is also a leading provider of dairy produce to Ireland's Kerrygold brand.
All of Lakeland Dairies' processing facilities operate to the most stringent international standards of quality and sustainability. See more